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Mattis: North Korea War Could Escalate Very Quickly

15 Agosto 2017, 01:24 | Bibiana Flor

Mattis: North Korea War Could Escalate Very Quickly

Mattis: North Korea War Could Escalate Very Quickly

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might conduct another missile test but talk of being on the cusp of a nuclear war was overstating the risk.

The US and North Korea, in past days, have gotten into a hot rhetoric, threatening to take military action against one another.

Yu's father was born in North Korea and left the country for South Korea in his 20s. Meanwhile, China took steps to begin complying with the United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang that were unanimously passed earlier this month.

Dunford is visiting South Korea, Japan and China after a week in which Trump said he was ready to unleash "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States.

Mattis' strong statement comes as Yonhap reports that KNCA, North Korea's state news agency, reported that "Dear Supreme Leader said today that the Americans' reckless military confrontational behavior has ended up the USA trapping themselves with their own hands and are spending pathetic fate by tired minutes and seconds and that Dear Supreme Leader will watch such stupid American behavior for a bit longer".


Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he agreed with President Donald Trump during a telephone call on Tuesday that their top priority on North Korea was to do what they could to halt its missile launches.

"Sound dialogue is not possible with such a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him".

But restraint was not the word of the day on Friday as Mr. Trump sent out a cascade of unscripted statements, including what appeared to be another red line - the mere utterance of threats - that would trigger a US attack against North Korea and "big, big trouble" for Kim. "FightTonight" is the slogan U.S. Forces Korea use to reflect America's commitment to defending South Korea at a moment's notice from any North Korean aggression. "Kim Jong Un knows he would be in big trouble", Parks said.

Japan, which would be under the flight path of any missile fired towards Guam, will be seeking further reassurance from Washington in meetings between Japan's defence chief and foreign minister and their USA counterparts on Thursday.

For years, North Korea has had the ability to launch short-range missiles at targets up to 800 miles away.


The financial and cultural cost of bringing down the erratic despot's dynasty would be far higher than any country, including the United States, would want, Trevor Taylor, professorial research fellow in defence management at the highly-respected Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) think tank said.

Referring to photographs posted on August 11 on 38 North, an American website specializing in North Korea analysis, Joseph Bermudez, a North Korea specialist, claimed that they could indicate preparations for a new test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).

"Guam is more than a military base".

Last week, the North said a plan was being drawn up to fire four missiles into the sea off Guam, where United States bombers are based.




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